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Jersey City Medical Center Receives Hip and Knee Replacement Certification from DNV GL Healthcare

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Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has been recognized as a DNV GL Healthcare certified Hip & Knee Replacement Program. The DNV GL - Healthcare Hip and Knee Replacement Certification, based on standards set forth by DNV GL - Healthcare and considering the guidelines of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, recognizes program excellence in patient care and outcomes.

DNV GL - Healthcare certification as a Hip & Knee Replacement Center validates the hospital’s excellence across the spectrum of hip and knee replacement care, from diagnosis to treatment, rehabilitation, education and outcomes.

“Achieving this DNV GL certification is yet another example of Jersey City Medical Center’s commitment to excellence and all the extraordinary effort we deliver to ensure the health and safety of our patients,” says Michael Prilutsky, President and CEO, Jersey City Medical Center. “It demonstrates to our community that the hospital is performing at the highest level.”

“This DNV GL certification validates Jersey City Medical Center has the resources and commitment to provide the best possible care for Hip and Knee replacement to our community,” says Frank Liporace, MD, orthopedic physician with RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group, Director of the Orthopaedic Institute at Jersey City Medical Center, and Chairman of the hospital’s Department of Orthopaedics. “It’s a combination of state-of-the-art equipment, personnel and training to exhibit excellence in orthopedic surgery within the scope of Hip and Knee Replacement and related procedures.”

The certificate is valid for a period of three (3) years from the effective date of certification.

To learn more about the Orthopedic Institute at Jersey City Medical Center, or to make an appointment, call 844-63-ORTHO (844-636-7846) or visit rwjbh.org/ortho.

About Jersey City Medical Center:
The Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is a modern 316-bed teaching hospital located on a campus overlooking the Statue of Liberty and NY Harbor, conveniently located near major highways, PATH, bus and light rail stops on campus. A not-for-profit hospital, JCMC is a state-designated Regional Trauma Center with more than 16,000 admissions and 90,000 Emergency Department visits annually. JCMC has been redesignated the Magnet Certification for Nursing Excellence for a third consecutive time in 2017, the only medical center in Hudson, Essex or Union counties to achieve this honor, and has received the highest-grade level “A” for safety for 13 reporting periods during 2012-2018. RWJBarnabas Health and Jersey City Medical Center, in partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey - the state's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center - brings a world class team of researchers and specialists to fight alongside you, providing close-to-home access to the latest treatment and clinical trials. The medical center is also a state-designated stroke center, a regional comprehensive cardiac center, a perinatal intensive care center, and a regional level 3 neonatal intensive care unit for critically ill newborns. JCMC, a provider of Advanced Life Support for Hudson County, runs 911 Medical Call Screening for Hudson County and operates one of the state’s busiest EMS systems. In addition, Jersey City Medical Center is a major provider of behavioral health services, including 24/7 psychiatric emergency/crisis screening programs.

About DNV GL Healthcare:
DNV GL is a world-leading certification body that helps businesses assure the performance of their organizations, products, people, facilities and supply chains through certification, verification, assessment, and training services.

Within healthcare, DNV GL helps its customers achieve excellence by improving quality and patient safety through hospital accreditation, disease-specific certifications and quality management training.

The DNV GL operates in more than 100 countries. Our 15,000 professionals are dedicated to helping its customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

For more information about DNV GL Healthcare, visit www.dnvglhealthcare.com.